Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 242 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +290
Contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.030% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.14% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
City of London median daily rate £353 £402 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% - -
Central London median daily rate £353 £402 -
% change year-on-year -12.20% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 790 767 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.04% 11.45% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 599 665
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £285
90th Percentile £663 £633 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £444
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.04% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 13
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -6.75%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.00 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.00 £35.26
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CEH
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (33.33%) Tableau
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Maltego
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Maltego
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) CRM Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SAN Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Single Customer View
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CEH
1 3 (33.33%) CISM
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle